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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

129.38 KES = 1 USD

3,773,397 KES

$29,165 USD
Nairobi

3,899,932 KES

905,667 KES

$7,000 USD
Including "Nairobi"
Excluding "Nairobi"

Average Salary / Kenya

Average salary in Kenya is 3,773,397 KES per year. The most typical earning is 905,667 KES. All data are based on 1,167 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 4,166,069 KES. Women receive a salary of 3,195,711 KES.

The most paid careers are Sports & Recreation with average income 12,355,888 KES and Military with income 9,535,382 KES.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 7,051,266 KES. The second most paid education level is Bellow H. School with salary of 6,016,218 KES.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 8,409,767 KES. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive 6,921,885 KES.

Levels / Kenya (Gross KES)

Salary Levels (KES) per Year Surveys [%]
129,400 KES - 258,599 KES
0 n/a
258,800 KES - 387,999 KES
0 n/a
388,100 KES - 646,799 KES
63 100%
5.4%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
646,900 KES - 1,293,699 KES
296 94.6%
25.36%
1,293,800 KES - 1,940,599 KES
208 69.24%
17.82%
1,940,700 KES - 2,587,499 KES
103 51.41%
8.83%
2,587,600 KES - 3,234,399 KES
94 42.59%
8.05%
3,234,500 KES - 3,881,299 KES
70 34.53%
6%
3,881,400 KES - 4,528,199 KES
53 28.53%
4.54%
4,528,300 KES - 5,175,099 KES
50 23.99%
4.28%
5,175,200 KES - 5,821,999 KES
29 19.71%
2.49%
5,822,100 KES - 6,468,899 KES
33 17.22%
2.83%
6,469,100 KES - 7,115,799 KES
22 14.4%
1.89%
7,116,000 KES - 7,762,699 KES
23 12.51%
1.97%
7,762,900 KES - 8,409,599 KES
10 10.54%
0.86%
8,409,800 KES - 9,056,499 KES
10 9.68%
0.86%
9,056,700 KES - 9,703,399 KES
7 8.83%
0.6%
9,703,600 KES - 10,350,399 KES
8 8.23%
0.69%
10,350,500 KES - 10,997,299 KES
9 7.54%
0.77%
10,997,400 KES - 11,644,199 KES
5 6.77%
0.43%
11,644,300 KES - 12,291,099 KES
3 6.34%
0.26%
12,291,200 KES - 12,937,999 KES
14 6.08%
1.2%
12,938,100 KES - 13,584,899 KES
7 4.88%
0.6%
13,585,000 KES - 14,231,799 KES
2 4.28%
0.17%
14,231,900 KES - 14,878,699 KES
0 n/a
14,878,800 KES - 15,525,599 KES
13 4.11%
1.11%
15,525,700 KES - 16,172,499 KES
2 3%
0.17%
16,172,600 KES - 16,819,399 KES
3 2.83%
0.26%
16,819,500 KES - 17,466,299 KES
2 2.57%
0.17%
17,466,400 KES - 18,113,199 KES
3 2.4%
0.26%
18,113,300 KES - 18,760,099 KES
2 2.14%
0.17%
18,760,300 KES - 19,406,999 KES
1 1.97%
0.09%
HIGH SALARIES
19,407,200 KES - 20,700,799 KES
3 1.89%
0.26%
20,701,000 KES - 21,994,599 KES
0 n/a
21,994,800 KES - 23,288,499 KES
5 1.63%
0.43%
23,288,600 KES - 24,582,299 KES
0 n/a
24,582,400 KES - 25,876,099 KES
7 1.2%
0.6%
25,876,200 KES - 27,169,899 KES
0 n/a
27,170,000 KES - 28,463,699 KES
1 0.6%
0.09%
28,463,800 KES - 29,757,499 KES
0 n/a
29,757,600 KES - 31,051,299 KES
1 0.51%
0.09%
31,051,400 KES - 32,345,099 KES
2 0.43%
0.17%
32,345,300 KES - 45,283,399 KES
3 0.26%
0.26%

Gender / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 716 4,166,069 KES
2 Women 419 3,195,711 KES

Education / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 32 7,051,266 KES
2 Bellow H. School 5 6,016,218 KES
3 Masters Degree 278 5,809,208 KES
4 High School 16 4,127,255 KES
5 Bachelors Degree 712 3,014,578 KES
6 Some College 124 2,548,806 KES

Experience / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 77 8,409,767 KES
2 20+ Years 109 6,921,885 KES
3 12-16 Years 117 5,421,065 KES
4 8-12 Years 228 4,179,007 KES
5 4-8 Years 276 2,742,877 KES
6 0-1 Year 53 2,018,344 KES
7 2-4 Years 217 1,888,963 KES
8 1-2 Years 90 1,552,572 KES

Age / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 52 9,043,734 KES
2 51-55 28 7,918,119 KES
3 61-65 4 7,491,161 KES
4 41-45 106 6,701,937 KES
5 56-60 5 4,838,850 KES
6 36-40 191 4,812,974 KES
7 14-20 8 4,450,707 KES
8 31-35 285 3,350,968 KES
9 n/a 34 2,509,992 KES
10 26-30 330 2,108,910 KES
11 21-25 124 2,044,220 KES

Work Type / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 43 4,463,645 KES
2 Part Time 13 4,282,512 KES
3 Permanent 842 3,997,873 KES
4 Contract 269 2,949,887 KES

Cities / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Nairobi 1,029 3,894,369 KES
2 Mombasa 66 3,622,668 KES
3 Nakuru 23 2,277,106 KES
4 --Other-- 49 2,018,344 KES

Career Groups / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Sports & Recreation 2 12,355,888 KES
2 Military 2 9,535,382 KES
3 Engineers & Technicians IV 7 7,529,976 KES
4 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 1 6,352,608 KES
5 Management & Business 170 6,300,856 KES
6 Engineers & Technicians V 9 5,938,589 KES
7 Organization & Coordination 32 5,175,241 KES
8 Hotels & Tourism 15 4,994,107 KES
9 Health Care & Medical 29 4,916,479 KES
10 Finance & Banking 94 4,605,964 KES
11 Aviation & Shipping 9 4,605,964 KES
12 Arts, Culture, Performance 2 4,411,893 KES
13 Engineers & Technicians III 1 4,179,007 KES
14 Properties & Real Estates 6 4,153,131 KES
15 Architect Constructions 18 4,114,316 KES
16 IT & Programming II 35 3,997,873 KES
17 Media 17 3,920,245 KES
18 Law 30 3,829,678 KES
19 Logistics, Road, Railway 17 3,570,916 KES
20 Health Care & Medical II 20 3,376,845 KES
21 IT & Programming 112 3,208,649 KES
22 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 85 2,898,135 KES
23 Human Resources 128 2,872,258 KES
24 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 11 2,846,382 KES
25 Agriculture & Fishing 7 2,833,444 KES
26 Construction & Labor Workers 16 2,742,877 KES
27 Automobile 4 2,742,877 KES
28 Education & University 23 2,639,373 KES
29 Public Sector 10 2,613,496 KES
30 Geography & Geodesy 5 2,613,496 KES
31 Engineers & Technicians 26 2,600,558 KES
32 Insurance 18 2,561,744 KES
33 Security & Fireguard 2 2,548,806 KES
34 Accounting & Administration 162 2,432,363 KES
35 Engineers & Technicians II 1 2,277,106 KES
36 Customer Services 20 1,901,901 KES
37 Salesmen & Saleswomen 10 1,319,686 KES
38 Making Design 10 1,047,986 KES
39 Fashion 1 724,533 KES

Careers / Kenya (Gross KES)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 General Manager 19 10,829,192 KES
2 Business Manager 8 10,259,916 KES
3 Director 22 10,027,030 KES
4 CEO 14 9,380,125 KES
5 Project Coordinator 6 8,060,438 KES
6 Bank Manager 6 7,659,357 KES
7 Doctor Specialist 6 7,245,337 KES
8 Other IT Career 8 7,154,771 KES
9 Other Engineer Career 8 6,520,804 KES
10 Non-Profit Organization 9 6,430,237 KES
11 Project Manager 11 6,417,299 KES
12 Investment Manager 6 5,925,651 KES
13 Hotel Manager 9 5,899,775 KES
14 Finance Manager 24 5,860,960 KES
15 Corporate Counsel Lawyer 13 5,589,260 KES
16 Business Development Manager 14 5,071,736 KES
17 IT Project Manager 17 5,058,798 KES
18 Audit Manager 11 4,838,850 KES
19 IT Manager 30 4,825,912 KES
20 Other Finance Career 9 4,696,531 KES
21 Operations Manager 13 4,631,841 KES
22 Sales Manager 14 4,567,150 KES
23 Manager 26 4,541,274 KES
24 Banks 13 4,386,017 KES
25 Human Resource Hunter 7 4,334,264 KES
26 Logistics Manager 7 4,243,697 KES
27 Architect 10 3,803,802 KES
28 Pharmacist 7 3,596,792 KES
29 Human Resources Manager 66 3,557,978 KES
30 Program Coordinator 6 3,557,978 KES
31 Journalist 6 3,532,102 KES
32 Doctor 9 3,389,783 KES
33 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 33 3,247,463 KES
34 Registered Nurse 6 3,182,773 KES
35 Financial Analyst 14 3,169,835 KES
36 Other Human Resource Career 16 3,105,144 KES
37 Senior Accountant 21 2,833,444 KES
38 Other Management Career 10 2,691,125 KES
39 Assistant Manager 8 2,652,311 KES
40 Other Public Sector Career 7 2,652,311 KES
41 Marketing Manager 15 2,419,425 KES
42 Software Developer 25 2,225,353 KES
43 Other Administration Career 6 2,199,477 KES
44 Account Manager 9 2,057,158 KES
45 Marketing 6 1,901,901 KES
46 Office Manager 11 1,837,210 KES
47 IT Coordinator 13 1,720,767 KES
48 Engineer 8 1,720,767 KES
49 Human Resource Coordinator 14 1,694,891 KES
50 Marketing Executive 8 1,681,953 KES
51 Accountant 27 1,669,015 KES
52 Customer Service Manager 8 1,539,634 KES
53 Purchaser 7 1,449,067 KES
54 Human Resource 10 1,371,438 KES
55 Lawyer 7 1,371,438 KES
56 Accounting Assistant 7 1,345,562 KES
57 Administrative Assistant 8 1,035,048 KES
58 Human Resource Administrator 15 1,022,110 KES

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Project Coordinator (Man)
Posted 22 August 2023

What I do?

"Coordination of clinical research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 875,500 KES

49/50  Hr Officer (Woman)
Posted 21 May 2023

What I do?

"Payroll Recruitment On-boarding File Management HR Policies and Benefits custodian."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 1,712,400 KES

48/50  Network Administrator (Man)
Posted 20 May 2023

What I do?

"Experience in network engeneer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Expert 1,141,500 KES

47/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Building."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 2,586,800 KES

46/50  Project Developer (Man)
Posted 13 September 2022

What I do?

"Project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,282,100 KES

45/50  Finance Manage (Man)
Posted 12 September 2022

What I do?

"General Finance management of the company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,984,100 KES

44/50  Logistics Manager (Man)
Posted 05 September 2022

What I do?

"Logistics, Warehousing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 3,445,800 KES

43/50  Lab Manager (Woman)
Posted 05 September 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 846,700 KES

42/50  Principal Internal Auditor (Woman)
Posted 03 September 2022

What I do?

"Audit ; risk analysis, reports, board reporting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 2,819,600 KES

41/50  Advisor (Woman)
Posted 02 September 2022

What I do?

"Advisory services."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 2,168,900 KES

40/50  Field Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 01 September 2022

What I do?

"Operations management and logistics for company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 1-2 Years Expert 2,869,200 KES

39/50  Accountant (Woman)
Posted 26 July 2022

What I do?

"BOOK KEEPING, REPORTING, reconciliation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 1,970,100 KES

38/50  Events And Logistics Officer (Man)
Posted 23 July 2022

What I do?

"Travel claim calculation Advance travel allowance calculation Planning for project events."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 1,318,100 KES

37/50  Accountant (Man)
Posted 21 July 2022

What I do?

"Manage all accounting transactions Prepare budget forecasts Publish financial statements in time Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings Reconcile accounts payable and receivable Ensure timely bank payments Compute taxes and prepare tax returns Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Basic 1,313,300 KES

36/50  Head Of Department (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Research skills and project designn."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 1,763,500 KES

35/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 14 July 2022

What I do?

"Finance and administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 5,400,800 KES

34/50  Financial Accountant (Woman)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Bookkeeping, auditing, payroll, finance management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 1,124,200 KES

33/50  Software Developer (Man)
Posted 12 July 2022

What I do?

"Software development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 3,967,900 KES

32/50  Interpreter (Man)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Medical interpreter."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 0-1 Year Advanced 3,679,100 KES

31/50  Admin (Woman)
Posted 16 June 2022

What I do?

"Admin."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 884,300 KES

30/50  Senior Consultant (Woman)
Posted 14 June 2022

What I do?

"Relocation."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 3,881,400 KES

29/50  People Manager (Woman)
Posted 14 June 2022

What I do?

"Manage the employee lifecycle."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 3,962,800 KES

28/50  Architect (Man)
Posted 28 May 2022

What I do?

"I'm committed to my work."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 3,640,000 KES

27/50  Real Estate (Man)
Posted 28 May 2022

What I do?

"Real estte."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi High School 2-4 Years Advanced 8,075,700 KES

26/50  Financial Analyst (Man)
Posted 14 April 2022

What I do?

"Financial analysis."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 5,383,800 KES

25/50  Regional Finance Assistant (Woman)
Posted 08 April 2022

What I do?

"Account management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 2,587,600 KES

24/50  Procurement And Administration Coordinator (Woman)
Posted 06 April 2022

What I do?

"Procurement."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 2,274,000 KES

23/50  Chief Finance Officer (Man)
Posted 26 March 2022

What I do?

"Oversee the finance function of the bank."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 16,373,000 KES

22/50  Agriprocessing (Woman)
Posted 09 March 2022

What I do?

"Overall business coordination."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 6,822,000 KES

21/50  Human Resource Officer (Woman)
Posted 20 February 2022

What I do?

"HR Generalist knowledge and skills."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 615,200 KES

20/50  Head Of Human Resources And Administration (Woman)
Posted 16 February 2022

What I do?

"Manages Entry, stay and Exit, HR and Admin expert, good in Health and safety, Training and Development, CSR and wellbeing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 6,016,100 KES

19/50  Head Of Hr (Woman)
Posted 14 February 2022

What I do?

"Budgeting and cost management, Business strategy, Development and implementation of Policies and procedures, job evaluation methods, Industrial and employee relations management, counselling, organizational structure, employee productivity and human capital measures and Labour Laws and other employee regulatory requirements."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 10,528,100 KES

18/50  Soldier (Man)
Posted 17 January 2022

What I do?

"Warrior tasks and drills pushups."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 8-12 Years Basic 8,539,100 KES

17/50  Data Scientist (Man)
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 4,259,200 KES

16/50  Human Resources Manager (Man)
Posted 12 January 2022

What I do?

"Directs and ensures the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function to include recruiting, training, wage/benefit administration, compliance with statutory requirements and the execution of employee relation activities, in order to provide each department with the personnel, guidance, and support necessary to achieve their customer service and business objectives. Accountable for ensuring a proactive Human Resources environment consistent with profitability objectives."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 1,419,700 KES

15/50  Director Of Sales (Man)
Posted 11 January 2022

What I do?

"Sales and Marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 7,098,700 KES

14/50  Client Service Executive (Man)
Posted 10 January 2022

What I do?

"Underwriting, Membership administration, Portfolio management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 1,538,000 KES

13/50  Online Marketing Consultant (Man)
Posted 04 January 2022

What I do?

"Digital Marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 1,945,000 KES

12/50  Country Director (Woman)
Posted 03 January 2022

What I do?

"Finance management, QuickBooks, Organizational management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 3,265,400 KES

11/50  Operations Management (Man)
Posted 28 November 2021

What I do?

"Management and system control."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 4,732,500 KES

10/50  Truck Driver (Man)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"All, transport cargo safely and efficiently from point A to point B. Class A License USA. Doubles and Triples Endorcement."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 10,350,500 KES

9/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 22 November 2021

What I do?

"Finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,774,600 KES

8/50  Chief Commercial Officer (Woman)
Posted 18 November 2021

What I do?

"Commercial Mgmt."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 9,127,800 KES

7/50  Director (Man)
Posted 09 November 2021

What I do?

"Chemistry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 2,839,400 KES

6/50  Finance Manager (Man)
Posted 06 November 2021

What I do?

"ACCA LEVEL 2."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Some College 1-2 Years Advanced 2,839,400 KES

5/50  Research And Development (Man)
Posted 04 November 2021

What I do?

"Research Product development Project management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 5,205,800 KES

4/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 02 November 2021

What I do?

"Leadership, Management, Finance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 2,129,600 KES

3/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 31 October 2021

What I do?

"Teaching math and physics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 809,100 KES

2/50  Global Talent Sourcer (Woman)
Posted 15 October 2021

What I do?

"Sourcing, Project Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 6,080,900 KES

1/50  People And Culture Manager (Woman)
Posted 13 October 2021

What I do?

"Lead the people and culture department in strategy, learning and development, recruitment, performance management and administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nairobi Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 1,746,300 KES


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